Redefining Peace: Global Strategies to End Violence Against Women

Participating in the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign, Equality Bahamas is hosting a series of free, virtual events. We are focusing on issues of national, regional, and International concern with specific attention to women in the workplace, informal workers, and ILO’s Convention 190. Events are outlined below and more information will be shared in the discussion section as the dates draw nearer.
Friday, November 27
6pm – Redefining Peace: Global Strategies to End Violence Against Women
Ava Turnquest (media), Aneesah Abdullah (SDG Unit), Patrice Daniel (Walking Into Walls), Krishanti Dharmaraj (CWGL, Rutgers)
Participating in the conversation are:
Krishanti Dharmaraj, executive director of Center for Women’s Global Leadership with over 30 years of experience working on women’s human rights in the U.S. and internationally.
Aneesah Abdullah, co-lead on the national coordination, promotion, and monitoring efforts regarding implementation of the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in The Bahamas, working in the Office of the Prime Minister.
Ava Turnquest, head of digital at EyeWitness News and journalist with over 10 years of experience in reporting on topics including human rights with focus on minority groups.
Patrice Daniel, psychotherapist with significant history of social justice work having been a member and leader of several organizations addressing social inequalities, marginalization and discrimination.